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Latitude: 55.8655 / 55°51'55"N
Longitude: -2.2467 / 2°14'48"W
OS Eastings: 384657
OS Northings: 663616
OS Grid: NT846636
Mapcode National: GBR D0RM.D7
Mapcode Global: WH9XV.GTCT
Entry Name: Houndwood, the Rest
Listing Date: 26 January 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393965
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46636
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Possibly late 18th century with later additions and alterations. 2-storey, 3-bay (2-bay at 1st floor), rectangular-plan house with single storey range adjoined to left; later 2-storey, single bay addition slightly recessed to right; single storey, lean-to addition recessed to outer right. Heavily-pointed rubble; harled addition to right.
SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: principal block with boarded timber door at ground off-set to left of centre with timber lintel; single windows flanking at ground; single window at 1st floor to outer right; single window at 1st floor off-set to left of centre. Single storey range to left with timber panelled door to right; single window to left. Full-height addition recessed to right with single windows at both floors; lean-to addition recessed to outer right.
Predominantly 12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows; modern window at ground to right. Pantiled roofs; stone-coped skews to principal block. Corniced, brick-built apex stacks.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
Noted in the OS Name Book as "...a dwelling house...in good repair, having a garden attached, situated at the roadside at the edge of Houndwood." Formerly known as 'Scrogend' - 'scrog' meaning 'shrub'. An early, prominently sited house retaining much of its original character.
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